Merry Happy Whatever Recap: Needing Time

By Daniel Hart
Published: November 28, 2019 (Last updated: last month)
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Netflix Series Merry Happy Whatever Season 1, Episode 7 - Christmas Break


Merry Happy Whatever Season 1, Episode 7, “Christmas Break” gives the time the character to reflect about their life choices.

This recap of Netflix Series Merry Happy Whatever Season 1, Episode 7, “Christmas Break” contains significant spoilers. You can read the recap of the previous episode by clicking these words.

Now that Christmas Day has passed, the Quinn family and Matt have time to enjoy the post-Christmas break. Emmy (Bridgit Mendler) is still upset with her father, annoyed that he never gave Matt his blessing. She still goes to a dinner party for the job opportunity, and she impresses her potential boss and new colleagues.

But she soon learns that the job opportunity was engineered by her father whose friend owed him a favor. This makes matters worse for Emmy as that job opportunity was one of the factors of Matt not proposing.

Meanwhile, Matt endears himself to Emmy’s siblings, helping out Joy and Sean with their kids to ensure they get a good night’s sleep. He is waiting to secure a flight back home and until then he needs to hide away. Both Emmy and Matt are not taking the break-up well.

As for Kayla, she is regretting getting back with Alan. After Alan suggested that they should have sex, Kayla finds any excuse to stay away from the bedroom. Alan picks up her hesitation fairly quickly.

As the episode nears the end, a nervous Don has his big date with Nancy. It goes rather well, but when the time comes for both of them to kiss, his deceased wife’s photos behind the sofa play on his mind. Nancy leaves — he is not ready yet.

Merry Happy Whatever Season 1, Episode 7, “Christmas Break” ends with Kayla telling Alan the truth, Patsy and Todd trying to find commonality in their religious beliefs, and Emmy and Matt both taking important calls. Has Emmy accepted the job offer?

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